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Understand and track the latest developments resulting from national consortia efforts to meet the demand for Common Core aligned, high-quality, innovative Next Generation Assessments. 

Pearson Next Generation Assessment Resources

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Online Assessment Roadmap 2014 to learn how using more innovative question types, online delivery, automated and artificial-intelligence powered scoring engines, and immediate web-based reporting of results can transform learning. This concrete planning and implementation resource will help states and districts navigate and mitigate the challenges of transitioning to online assessments. View
NextGen Assessments Roadmap
Navigate the five key steps to a successful transition to Online Assessment 2014.
Explore our condensed animated version of the Roadmap to 2014.
Automated Scoring of Writing, Speaking and Mathematics to leverage Automated Scoring Technologies to speed rapid reporting while lowering costs and which item types and domains are measurable through automated scoring technologies. View
Text Complexity Measure as an alternative method for readability measures that stands on a broader and deeper foundation enabling greater accuracy of measurement and a wider range of analytic capabilities. View
Next Generation Assessments Video Series for the latest innovations in Next Generation assessment modeling approaches and practices to transform teaching and learning through innovative assessment. View
Evidence-based standard setting resources to understand and plan for how to shift use of cut scores to track progress toward college and career readiness. View


Next Generation Assessment Consortia Resources


Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced) View
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) View
The Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) View
National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) Consortium View
English Language Proficiency Assessment Consortium:
The Assessment Services Supporting English learners through Technology Systems (ASSETS)

Center for K-12 Assessment & Performance Management at ETS
Coming Together to Raise Student Achievement

  • New Assessments for the Common Core State Standards
  • Next Generation Assessments timelines 
  • Compare the Consortia Next Generation Assessment Approaches 
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Key Math Concepts Database
Learn About Common Core Instructional Shifts
Preparing College and Career Ready Learners…Pearson Common Core Case Studies

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